Vohra, Rangarajan discuss employment plan for J&K

Last Updated: Thursday, November 25, 2010 - 21:26

Jammu: In a bid to generate jobs for youths
in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N N Vohra Thursday discussed the
formulation of an employment plan with eminent economist C
Rangarajan, chairman of the committee set up by Prime Minister
to deal with unemployment problem in the state.

In a meeting at Raj Bhavan that the Governor focused on
sectors such as agriculture, horticulture, industries and
tourism which possess huge potential for generating employment
avenues for the youths, a spokesman said.

Vohra observed that effective and time-bound action to
implement already available centrally-aided programmes will
not only contribute to development but also to job creation,
the spokeman added.
Noting that a holistic approach would make a difference
in addressing unemployment, Vohra said improving skill of the
youth keeping in mind the present and futuristic job market
trend can enhance their employability, he added.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, November 25, 2010 - 21:26

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